Susan brings to a strong background in broadcast writing and editing. She joined in April 1999, after working for 18 years as a television producer and news-writer in the Washington, D.C., Denver, and Greensboro, N.C., television markets. Susan holds a bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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October 5, 2015, 6:45 AM EDT
Republican tycoon Donald Trump says he fights "like hell" to pay as little in taxes as possible.
October 5, 2015, 6:08 AM EDT
"This is a tragic loss of life. Your hearts can only go out to innocent people who are caught up in this kind of violence," Carter said. He added that the U.S. must be fully "transparent" in its investigation, and also "hold accountable, if there is somebody to be accountable, anybody responsible for doing something they shouldn't have done."
October 2, 2015, 11:34 AM EDT
The percentage of men participating in the U.S. civilian labor force hit a record low in September, the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday.
October 2, 2015, 9:39 AM EDT
The percentage of men age 20 and older participating in the U.S. civilian labor force hit a record low in September, the Labor Department's  Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday.
October 2, 2015, 8:56 AM EDT
A record 94,610,000 Americans were not in the American labor force last month -- an increase of 579,000 from August -- and the labor force participation rate reached its lowest point in 38 years, with 62.4 percent of the U.S. population either holding a job or actively seeking one.
October 2, 2015, 6:36 AM EDT
Without offering any specifics, a grim President Obama on Thursday insisted that Americans can "actually do something" to prevent the kind of mass shooting that took place at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon.
October 1, 2015, 11:41 AM EDT
Among the 3,869 Hillary Clinton emails released Wednesday by the State Department is one from Clinton's former Senate colleague Barbara Mikulsi, in which the Maryland Democrat expresses dismay with the way things were going in Washington in January 2010, one year after President Obama took office.
October 1, 2015, 6:49 AM EDT
"The detonation of an improvised nuclear device would produce intense heat, resulting in many patients with severe burns," says a Sept. 30 news release from the Department of Health and Human Services.
October 1, 2015, 5:32 AM EDT
Hours after the Russians told the U.S. not to interfere with Russian air strikes in support of the Assad regime in Syria, the Obama White House downplayed the Russian offensive as a defensive move.
September 30, 2015, 10:40 AM EDT
Speaking on Wednesday shortly after Russia launched its first airstrikes in Syria in support of the Assad regime (and against U.S. interests), Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said President Obama must "push back" as the Russians push us out.
September 30, 2015, 8:23 AM EDT
The goal of the talks is to maintain the "integrity of coalition air operations" over Syria and the "safety of coalition pilots," Cook said. "We do not want misjudgment and miscalculation. We do not want an accident to take place."
September 29, 2015, 10:40 AM EDT
A reporter on Tuesday asked House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy how he would differ from John Boehner if McCarthy succeeds Boehner as House Speaker.
September 29, 2015, 8:18 AM EDT
Not a word about Obamacare or Planned Parenthood or immigration or the national debt or other issues of concern to conservatives. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday said if he succeeds John Boehner as House Speaker, as he wants to do, his priority will be the highway funding bill.
September 29, 2015, 6:49 AM EDT
Conservative members of the House Freedom Caucus say they have enough clout to influence who will succeed the retiring John Boehner as House Speaker, and they know exactly what kind of person they're looking for.
September 28, 2015, 8:01 AM EDT
Republican Jeb Bush, asked to give a "quick" answer on defunding Planned Parenthood, said he wants to do so, but he would not get there by shutting down the government.
September 28, 2015, 7:07 AM EDT
Republican Jeb Bush, asked for his reaction to the resignation of John Boehner, had good things to say about the House Speaker:
September 28, 2015, 6:16 AM EDT
Should Republicans "force a government shutdown" over federal funding of Planned Parenthood, Chuck Todd, the liberal host of NBC's "Meet the Press" asked Republican Carly Fiorina on Sunday:
September 21, 2015, 8:25 AM EDT
The Sept. 11, 2012 terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was a "crisis" and "terribly tragic," but not necessarily something that could have been foreseen, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday.
September 8, 2015, 7:47 AM EDT
President Obama was in the middle of a Labor Day speech on middle-class values, when he veered off-script for a moment: